Penwith Tour - 4 days
Arrive in St Just
Check in for your first night's accommodation at The Commercial Hotel, St Just. St Just is England's most westerly town and the area has been awarded World Heritage status in recognition of the mining industry. Nearby Cape Cornwall is a short cycle ride away from the hotel.
About your accommodation: The Commercial Hotel, St Just
The Commercial Hotel is situated in the centre of St Just. A former coaching inn, the Commercial Hotel has been run by the same family for over 100 years and is well-known locally for its warm, Cornish welcome and excellent home cooked food. Located a mile from Cape Cornwall, the area is rich in Cornish culture and Heritage, with ancient Celtic sites, hidden coves is and close to the popular beaches at Sennen Cove Beach and Porthcurno. All 11 bedrooms are en-suite with colour televisions, hair dryers, tea/coffee making facilities and are non smoking.
St Just to St Ives - 16 miles (25 km)
Leaving St Just the tour follows lanes which hug the clifftops to the north of Cape Cornwall. The area's mining heritage is clearly visible here, with engine houses and ruined mine workings still standing at Botallack and Levant, and the Geevor Mine museum at Pendeen.
About your accommodation: The Queens Hotel – St Ives:
The Queen's Hotel is a late-Georgian, three-storey building in the heart of picturesque St Ives. Eight en-suite bedrooms have been redecorated with vintage furniture and Cornish artwork hanging on the freshly painted white walls, plus sparkling new bathrooms with new showers. Downstairs is a relaxed and friendly bar with delicious pub food made from the finest local, seasonal ingredients Cornwall has to offer.
St Ives to Mousehole - 18 miles (29 km)
From St Ives to Hayle the route follows the coastal road with wonderful views over St Ives Bay up to the lighthouse at Godrevy Head. From the estuary at Hayle (a renowned habitat for wading birds), you cycle from the north to the south coast of Cornwall at the county's narrowest point.
About your accommodation: The Ship Inn, Mousehole
The Ship Inn is right in the heart of this traditional Cornish fishing village with most rooms overlooking the harbour towards the sea. Of the eight double en-suite rooms (all with showers), 6 over-look the harbour and have sea views. As a result, The Ship Inn, Mousehole has been awarded a four star inn by Visit Britain Quality in Tourism Rating. The food served at The Ship Inn makes use of the abundance of fantastic seafood in the local waters. Check-in time is 2pm and check out is 10am.
Mousehole to St Just - 16 miles (26 km)
Leaving Mousehole the route passes through Lamorna towards Porthcurno, home of the Minack Theatre. The theatre is a unique place where the auditorium and stage are carved into the cliff above the sea. Performances are held here throughout the summer.
Then it's on to Land's End, England’s most westerly point, from where it is possible to see the Isles of Scilly on a clear day. The route then passes through Sennen, one of Cornwall's most spectacular surfing beaches, before turning inland on the lanes to St Just.
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